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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Asparagoideae
Genus: Hemiphylacus
Species: H. alatostylus – H. hintoniorum – H. latifolius – H. mahindae – H. novogalicianus

Hemiphylacus S.Watson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 18: 165. (1883)

Type species: Hemiphylacus latifolius S.Watson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 18: 164. (1883)


Watson, S. 1883. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 18: 165.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Hemiphylacus in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Nov. 13. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. 13. Published online. Accessed: Nov. 2019.

Hemiphylacus is a genus of flowering plants endemic to Mexico.[2] In the APG III classification system, it is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Asparagoideae (formerly the family Asparagaceae sensu stricto).[3]


Hemiphylacus alatostylus L.Hern. - Guanajuto, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí
Hemiphylacus hintoniorum L.Hern. - Nuevo León
Hemiphylacus latifolius S.Watson - Coahuila
Hemiphylacus mahindae L.Hern. - Oaxaca, Puebla
Hemiphylacus novogalicianus L.Hern. - Aguascalientes


World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2011-05-26, search for "Hemiphylacus"
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Chase, M.W.; Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), "A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 161 (2): 132–136, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00999.x
Hernández Sandoval, L. 1995. Taxonomic study of the Mexican genus Hemiphylacus (Hyacinthaceae). Systematic Botany 20(4): 546–554.

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